20 March 2009, Friday, 9:40

President RB Murtaza Rakhimov has held meeting with chairman of Federation Council committee Rafgat Altynbaev

author: News-service of President RB

President RB Murtaza Rakhimov has held a meeting with the chairman of Russian Federation Council committee on Federation affairs and regional policy Rafgat Altynbaev in the House of Republic. Rafgat Altynbaev arrived in Ufa to take part in the all-Russian scientific-practical conference “National-state formations in history and political practice of Russian federalism”.

The matter was the present public-political situation in the Republic and the issues of Bashkortostan social-economic development. Chairman of Federation Council committee mentioned that Bashkortostan preserved leading positions among Russian regions by the level of social-political progress.

President RB and Rafgat Altynbaev considered the measures on support of social sphere and key branches of economics in the conditions of the global crisis.

“We’ll do everything to preserve current volumes of population social support” – President RB said.

In opinion of Chairman of Federation Council committee Bashkortostan is one of Russian regions, which possesses enough potential to leave the crisis situation with the least negative after-effects.

“Bashkortostan knows quite well how to use all chances to develop its own region. Your Republic has equal conditions for development of urban and rural population and it means that Bashkortostan is able to resist crisis phenomena successfully” – Rafgat Altynbaev said.

Chairman of State Council RB Constantine Tolkatchev also participated in the meeting.